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    Quote Originally Posted by jeff_u View Post
    This is a fun case Thanks for spinning my head around!

    Reading this reminds me of math. Specifically the debates around the turn of the 19th century where everyone was obsessed with finding a system that encompassed absolute mathematical truth—given the right starting truths (axioms), they said, we could generate all true mathematical statements. Greatly simplified, it turns out that this is impossible to do.
    In Zen math, 2 + 2 = 4 as any schoolchild knows.

    However, 2 + 2 = 2 too, and = 3,4,5.

    2 - 2 = 9 all down the line.

    2 = 4 = 7 = Buddha Heaven.

    And all or any numbers added, divided, subtracted or divided are simply 1 at the start, middle and end.

    .00001 = the 10,000 things

    1 + 1 =

    But don't think of as nothing but Zero.

    All the columns always in balance, whatever is put in them.

    Something like that.

    Gassho, J
    Last edited by Jundo; 01-16-2013 at 07:39 AM.

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